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FST 1102 Firefighter I

Basic and intermediate instruction in fire suppression, fire chemistry and behavior, rescue, firefighting tools, appliances, equipment, built-in fire suppression systems and firefighting safety and survival. Three classroom, eight lab hours per week.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Fire Science Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE   Approval of Fire Coordinator 


  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of fire suppression.
  • Demonstrate how to properly use all firefighting tools and equipment as required by the National Fire Protection Association, State of Ohio and Pro-Board, that applies to the volunteer firefighter.
  • Demonstrate how to rescue entrapped occupants.
  • Demonstrate appropriate safety and survival techniques used while fighting fires in various burning structures including single story, multi-story, and various industrial structures.

Credit Hours: 7

Classroom Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 8